Recordings and music
75th anniversary album out now
Sigmund Groven has been a musician and composer for several decades. This is now celebrated with the release of Sigmund Groven In Concert, a special compilation mostly featuring previously unreleased live recordings. From Sigmund’s own compositions to famous classical music, and from Norwegian stages to international concert halls, In Concert offers no less than 26 tracks and a 24 page booklet with background stories and details. The album is available as a CD and as digital files as well as streams. Read more about the album in our presentations (English and Norwegian versions available).
Concerts are in Norway unless otherwise mentioned. Please check this page later in case of cancellations or delays.
- October 30th, Nesodden: Likevel her du her – poetry concert with Anne Lande (vocals) and Per Husby (piano) with guests Sigmund Groven (harmonica) and Ole Jørn Myklebust (trumpet / vocals). At Hellviktangen Kunstkafé, Nesodden at 7.30 pm.
- November 5th, online: World Harmonica Festival 2021 in Trossingen. The traditional physical festival have been cancelled due to the current circumstances. Sigmund participates in the online festival with the following:
1.15 – 1.55 pm: Interview with Sigmund, followed by a 30 minute concert together with Ivar Anton Waagaard (piano)
2.00 – 2.30 pm: Live Q&A chat with Sigmund
- November 17, Vinje: Innunder jul Christmas concert at Grunge church, Vinje, Telemark, together with Anne Vada (vocals) and Iver Kleive (keys). Concert time: 7 pm.
- November 18, Kviteseid: Innunder jul Christmas concert at Kviteseid church in Kviteseid, Telemark, together with Anne Vada (vocals) and Iver Kleive (keys). Concert time: 7 pm.
- December 1, Bærum: Innunder jul Christmas concert at Helgerud church, Bærum, together with Anne Vada (vocals) and Iver Kleive (keys). Concert time: 7 pm.
- December 8, Ringsaker: Innunder jul Christmas concert at Ringsaker church, Ringsaker, together with Anne Vada (vocals) and Iver Kleive (keys). Concert time: 7 pm.
- December 19, Hol: Innunder jul Christmas concert at Hol church, Hallingdal, together with Anne Vada (vocals) and Iver Kleive (keys). Concert time: 7 pm.
- April 26th – May 1st, 2022, Hong Kong: Hong Kong International Chromatic Harmonica Competetion 2022
Sigmund with Anne Vada and Iver Kleive on tour towards Christmas again.
Sigmund Groven in Kristiansand, Norway, on May 12th 2021. (Note the distance between each audience member. Only 10% of the seats were used.)
- On August 21 2021, NRK’s annual “request a song” TV special aired with KORK and Sigmund as one of the soloists.
- On August 14 2021, NRK’s TV special dedicated to Sigmund and KORK aired
- In May 2021 Sigmund was interviewed in the podcast Hverdagsshow. Liten on Spotify – Itunes – Acast
- On April 8th 2021, Sigmund was intervjued in NRK Radio’s Holm at 9 am.
- On September 21 2020, Sigmund and Knut Buen was interviewed in NRK Radio’s Holm between 9 am 11 am.
- On September 18 2020, Sigmund and Knut Buen was interviewed in NRK Radio’s Klassisk vorspiel at 4 pm.
As of August 2018, Sigmund is a harmonica teacher at the Norwegian Academy of Music. The academy is the highest level of music education in Norway.